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How to Embrace a Drug-Free Identity

How to Embrace a Drug-Free Identity

The Recovery VillageRehab, The Recovery Village

It is doubtful that anyone completely knows the who, what, and why of identity. It is only natural to want to learn, and people do ... Read more
April 12th 2017
The Recovery Village
Rehab, The Recovery Village

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Healing the Wounds of Addiction: 5 Reasons to Let Shame Go for Good

Healing the Wounds of Addiction: 5 Reasons to Let Shame Go for Good

The Recovery VillageAddiction / Recovery Stories, Substance Abuse

The concepts of guilt and shame are closely intertwined. However, if you take the time to tease them apart, you can see a fundamental difference ... Read more
April 11th 2017
The Recovery Village
Addiction / Recovery Stories, Substance Abuse

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options of recovery

How to Choose the Right Rehab Program for You

The Recovery VillageRehab

It is sometimes difficult to navigate addiction treatment services, especially in a crisis situation. Many levels of care exist, from inpatient drug rehab centers to ... Read more
April 5th 2017
The Recovery Village
Rehab

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Sobriety and Recovery: Two Distinct Steps on the Same Journey

Sobriety and Recovery: Two Distinct Steps on the Same Journey

The Recovery VillageAlcohol Treatment

If you are thinking about attending drug or alcohol rehab, you have probably seen the terms “sobriety” and “recovery” quite a bit in your research. ... Read more
April 4th 2017
The Recovery Village
Alcohol Treatment

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How the 21st Century Cures Act Could Change Mental Health Care

Liz LazzaraSubstance Abuse, The Recovery Village

The $6.3 billion bill, known as the 21st Century Cures Act, was a bipartisan effort to speed up drug development, address mental health care, and ... Read more
February 8th 2017
Liz Lazzara
Substance Abuse, The Recovery Village

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why veternarians are looking to prescreen pet owners for substance abuse

Why pet owners might be vetted for substance abuse

Liz LazzaraCo-occurring Disorders, Substance Abuse, The Recovery Village

Now more than ever, people are misusing and abusing prescription drugs — the numbers have been climbing for the past fifteen years. Often people assume that ... Read more

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Counterfeit drugs

Must-know facts about counterfeit drugs

Beth LeipholtzSubstance Abuse, The Recovery Village

It is well-known that illegal drug use can be dangerous and even fatal, but there is something that can make any drug use—even necessary drug ... Read more
January 30th 2017
Beth Leipholtz
Substance Abuse, The Recovery Village

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Learn what life is like after drug addiction

How to create a new life after drug addiction

Liz LazzaraSober Living, The Recovery Village

Creating a new life after drug addiction isn't easy, but it's worth it. Here are a few tools to keep you on the road to recovery.
January 6th 2017
Liz Lazzara
Sober Living, The Recovery Village

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Fear of the FreshmanCan Lead to Eating Disorders

Why people with substance use disorders don’t get help

Kelly FitzgeraldSubstance Abuse, The Recovery Village

It can be difficult to understand why people who are struggling don’t get help. Let’s take a look at some of the reasons why addicts don’t get help.
January 4th 2017
Kelly Fitzgerald
Substance Abuse, The Recovery Village

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Dealing With the Issues of a High-Functioning Alcoholic

Psychological and physical addiction: What’s the difference?

Carly BensonSubstance Abuse, The Recovery Village

Understanding both physical and psychological addiction, how they work and how they go hand-in-hand is important for seeking treatment
January 3rd 2017
Carly Benson
Substance Abuse, The Recovery Village